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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVECENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY lOWA TUESDAY JUNE 25 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 222 N Y BOXING MANAGER SLAIN Mason to Receive GoodWill Flyers of Tragedy AIRPORT BEING MARKED FOR 30 PIMS IN TOUR Committees Selected to Have Charge of activity at the airport Aand the selection of additional committees to receive the flyers marked Mason Citys preparations Tuesday to play Its part in the an nual air tour The air squadron is scheduled to start its arrival Wed nesday morning at 9 oclock With Archie Peterson and George Barrett of the Pioneer Flyers Inc of Mason City in tho tour a reor ganization of the committee in charge of the active work of receiv ing the flyers took place TuesOay morning MncPeak in Charge Stanley H MacPeak the third member of the Pioneer orgraniza tipn is to have charge ofthe field He was at the airport Tcsday lining up the circle and the deadline thnt will be used in timing the ships IPopejoy six miles east of there and The roadwayinto the field was beI had returned that evening after Mr Dows Farm Boy Thot He Would Be Next Victim Lad Crouchedin Bed Three Died in House DOWS June Z5 In quest into the double slaying und suicide on the Joseph Fromm farm here will he held tonight The deaths occurred early Fromni 65 shot and killed Earl Fischsr 27 his farm manager and Mrs Fromm 55 and then commit ted suicide DOWS June that he might be the next victim of the crazed farmers gun drove Donald Kline 1G year old farm hand fran tic with fear from the house after he had lain crouched in his bed while he heard Joe Fromm 65 fire tho shots early Monday morning that ended three lives The boys escape was made after Fromni had killed Earl Fischer his renter Mrs Fromm and had finally put the 12 gauge single barreled shotgun to his heart and pushed the trigger with his toes Donald wno had been working three weeks for Fischer who was renting the farm had spent Sunday at the home of his parents near Miller Leads in Medal Play in Omaha Event ing graveled and other detaili at tended to in preparation for a large crowd Wednesday The Reel Cross vil have an am bulance at the fieldready for yiiy while the fire depart send onepCitsunits Sheriff G E Cress willbe in charge of the policing and Stuart N Grummon oftheautomobile parking Stanley L Haynes will have supervision over the judges and the timers ISach City Pays and Mrs Fromm had gone to bed Earl was sittingin his car when I got home said Donald and he went to bed when I got there I dont think Fromm knew I was there when he got up the next morning or he probably would have shot me too Heard Three Shots I heard ircmm say Stay right where you are and dont move when he went Into Earls room said the boy Then I heard a shot and the sound of Fromm going into The committee Tuesday called atJ his own rtaom across the hall Mrs tention to the fact that this was not Fromm said My God Joe dont do DesMoines but a cooperative Iowa tour in which every city where a stop is made pays ifSOO That and other expenses will make the total cost of Mason Citys participation about S400 Part of this S400 was raised by subscription It is to raise this additional money that 1 for each automobile with the ocou pants is to be charged at the gates OMAHA June 25 Miller of Des Moines Iowa took an early lead in the race for medalist honors in the transMississippi golf championship today by adding a 74 to his 75 of yesterday for a total of 149 strokes With one third of the field of 246 in Miller led by two strokes ovar his closest rivals Arthur Bartlett of Ottumwa Iowa the defending champion and Jim Haney 18 year old Omaha high school youth who carded 151 totals SUPREME COURT SAYS BURZETTE SENTENCE JUST Attorneys Exhaust Last A Chance of Freeing Him MOTION for a rehearing in the that and then I heard another shot When I heard the third one I goti up and pulled my clothes on and got out of the house as fast as I could I had to step over Earls body to get out as it bad fallen thru the doorway and was lying there by the front door I was going to get into Earls car but I didnt know if case of Everett Burzette con victed of the murder of Morris Van Note was overruled by the Iowa supreme court Monday just before it adjourned for the summer Bur zette is serving a life sentence in the state penitentiary This action on the part of the higher court closes the last door of WHEN HENRY FORD AND HEIRS ESCAPED INJURY Henry Ford his sou Edsel aud Uie latters family shown in thepicture escaped uninjured when the explosion of flashlight powitor liurt nlnn persons at tun pier nf the S S Berengnria on which TSdsel BAnson amVftlbnryJr and Mr and TTIII V I Mrs IMsel Ford VETERAN PILOT DIES IN WRECK come out so cut across the fields to get help Henry England the neighbor to TUKN TO PAGE 9 COLUMN Z Among the flyers will be L O j Fromm was dead and I was afraid Holmbergof the Yellow Cab Air ways with whom the aviation committee negotiated for the first passenger stoji Wednesday Mr left with the air tour Monday in plane No 2 a Moro coupe piloted by Sid Cleveland He is scheduled to arrive at 10 oclock The regular Yellow Cab passen ger Fairchild plane from Kansas City on its way to Minneapolis will arrive a few minutes after 11 oclock Wednesday morning MfSS HAJTFOKD LEADING IOWA CITY June 25 Muriel Hanford wife of a Sioux City sportsman anci air enthusiast continued today to set the pace in the Iowa goodwill air tour She held a lead in elapsed time as the planes droppedin to the airport here about j a m Everyone but Iowa Citys entry the Daily lowan was ahead of schedule Mrs Hanfords advantage was due in part to the instructions is nucd by John Livingston to his thvee flying circus planes to fly in forj aiition between stops This cost hem about six minutes it was said TURN TO PAGE 0 COLUMN 7 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen tO L kca Maybe Fan is right about and a husband not under her Nobody under an idiot FLETCHER ROME ENVOY RESIGNS Veteran Diplomat Retires After 27 Years of Pub He Service j WASHINGTON June 25 The resignation of Henry P Fletch er as ambassador to Rome has been accepted by President Hoover Fletcher whose home is in Penn sylvania retires on his own motidn after 27 years service in the diplo matic corps During that time he has repre sented the Arfierican government at such important posts as Mexico City and Santiago as well as Rome He also served as undersecretary of state under Charles Evans Hughes and accompanied the presi dent on his South American tour NO LliORTT DAWES EMBASSY American Sees No Reason to Serve Stimulants in London LONDON June 25 sador Charles G Dawes intimation that he will not serve liquor at the ambassadorial residence in Princes Gate was today the subject of lively discussion in diploamtic circles and the Americanrfjolony of London The official residence of the American ambassador is certainly the only dry embassy home in Lon don and Ambassador Dawes action in eschewing alcoholic beverages is a departure from the rule of al American ambassadors before him mgner court closes me last aoor or n r j hope for a new hearing and ends OCV6n raSSengCTS Injured SS a long fight that has been carried on by Burzettes attorneys W G Henke of Charles City and F A Ontjes of Mason City Appealed Case Shortly after the conviction of the Clear Lake man In 1926 his at torneys began their preparations to appeal the case to the supreme court Last December the supreme court handed down a decision af firming the district court and the jury verdict Mr Ontjes and Mr Henke then filed a petitou for a rehearing on the grounds that the theory upon which the supreme court had de cided the case was not the one upon which the matter had been submitted to the jury in the dis trict court Two months ago the two attorneys appeared before the high tribunal and argued the matter Had 101 Decisions The court Monday handed flown 101 largest number for one day in the court history A most thoro clearing of the and uls snn Paul resulted The neapolis The other plane occupants Plane Crashes at St Paul ST PAUL June 35 vet eran pilot was killed and seven paa seugers Injured iive seriously when a Northwest Airways plane from Chicago crashed here last night Four others were hurt in rescue work and a fifth was injured as the plane struck his home Bddie Middagh 38 Minneapolis was burned to death the ship catch ing fire after the fall The cause of the accident was not determined but witnesses aaid all three motors of the plane stopped suddenly after the takeoff from the Municipal airport here Middagh attempted to bring the plane back towards the flying field but it scraped the tops of two houses and then fell into a street Those critically hurt are Mr and Mrs Henry Foote Jr Minneapolis Kendall Clough Chicago Halbert 4 Spaniards Believed to Be Drowned of the Curtiss Hawk remecourt docket court now goes on vacation for two months B W Garrett clerk of the court announced that the September doc ket would include hearings in all cases which had been filed for ap peal upto July 1 Among a dozen or more over ruled motions for rehearing appeals appeared State vs Arthur Daven port convicted of a statutory of fense in Union county A T Jen kins vs the State Highway Com mission from condemning land thru his farm for highway purposes AFTON PILOT DIES IN CRASH Inability to Get Plane Out of Tailspin is Blamed CRESTON June 25 of hisairplane to the ground caused the death of Paul Ritter 27 Afton near here late yesterday Spectators said that Ritter who was alone in the plane was unabla to bring it out of a tatlspin The craft fell in a road and burst into flames It was demolished be fore persons who rushed to the scene could remove Ritter from the burning wreckage injured are Robert Johnston its steward and Jennings B McOsker both of Minneapolis Denies Des Moines U Board Was Pressed for Debt Payment DES MOINES June 25 Rev Frank Anderson executive sec retary of the Iowa Baptist conven tion last night denied a statement made by Dr T T Shields chairman of Des Moines University trustees and actingpresident rof the school that the convention had pressed the board for payment of loans Anderson said that the Baptist Bible Union of North America and the trustees of the university owe the convention J18000 payment of which has not been pressed Dr Shields charged at Toronto that the Iowa convention attempted to embarrass the board by foreclos ing a mortgage BULLETIN MADRID Jimo 35 second unconfirmed report reached Madrid today tlmt the wreckage of a hydroplane which might be that of the missing Spanish transAtlantic flyers had benn sighted about 100 miles off the Azores This report was given iy the Trnns Radio company which stated that Its Finlstere sta tion had picked up n report from a Portuguese fishing boat that nn unnamed British freighter about 100 miles from tho Azores saw the wreckage of ii hydroplane Nobody was aboard A similar report was received yesterday by the Madrid mili tary radio station hut is still unconfirmed MADRID June 25 in creased today that disaster had overtaken Major Ramon Franco and his three companionsin their Dornier Wahl 1C hydroairplane which disappeared Saturday morn ing in the course of a transAtlantic flight adventure Premier Primo de Rivera particu larly was pessimistic remarking that the Jupiter as the sometimes was designated could perhaps float for a few hours in a sea as calm as a mill pond Unfor tunately he continued It was be lieved a heavy sea was running and if the hydroairplane fell rather than alighted gently it probably sank immediately The minister of marine agreed with this pessimistic view Efforts I endurance flight plane to locate the missing plane which Tne aviators are flying set out from Cartagena at p course between the twin PILOT PLANNING 36HOUR JAUNT Hopes to Fly From New York to Pacific and Back Refuel on Way WASHINGTON June 25 The war department announced to day that Capt Ross G Hoyt army air corps pilot will begin a 36 hour flight from Mitchell field New York to San Francisco and return early in July A standard army pursuit plane type equipped with a new 600 horsepow er Curtiss Challenger engine will be used The fueling of the plane will be done at Davenport Iowa and Cheyenne Wyo and Captain Hoyt will allow himself a fivehour rest period in San Francisco The plane has a wingspread of only 31 feet arid weighs some three thousand pounds fully loaded Spe cial gas tanks with a fuel capacity of 250 gallons have been specially installed Captain Hoyt was one of th pilots who assisted in the of the army endurance plane Question Mark Flyers Still Going MINNEAPOLIS June 25 With more than 50 hours in the air already to their credit Thorvald Thunder Johnson and Owen Haughland sped over a triangular course today in an attempt to beat the worlds endurance flying record Haughland and Johnson took off at 5 a m Sunday in their cabin monoplane Miss Minneapolis Haughland and Gene Shank had made two previous attempts for the record but were forced down Shank I is flying the refueling which has ready made five contacts with the Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Gal June paper saya the rattle snakes arc so bad at Mr Hoov ers Virginia fishing grounds that they are getting razor back hogs to e x t e r m I nate em A snake cant bite a razorback hog because he splits his tongue on this back That adds an other product t o Virginias other two Now their to Virginia home of hama rat tlesnakes and presidents But not Mr Henry Ford is going to keep on talking on the how to enforce prohibition till Mr Hoover will get even with him by putting him at the head of en forcement Ford and his mass production is where thebootleg gers got their ideas Yours WILL ROGERS LINES WARNED NOT TO GARRY BEER IN IOWA Hammond Says He Musi Act If Warning Is Ignored MOINES June 25 B Hammond today prepared to continue his battle against near beer by warning railroad companies that they were liable for penalties pro vided for transportation of malt liquors I am willing to roads a chance to give the rail recognize and conform with the law which makes all malt beverages in the state il legal he said I am going to warn them and then if they dont ob serve the law I shall have to act Hammond said Hammond also declared that ho would Insist that every technicality of the law be observed in connection with the battle he is waging against near beer DISCOVERER OF DELANEY FOUND SHOT TO DEATH Frank Marlow Believed to Have Been Taken for a Ride MEW YORK Juno 25 mysterious killing of Frank Mar low boxing manager former night club owner and friend of Arnuta Rothstein was believed by the po lice today to be due to a beer war Marlow was found by two motor sts in a clump bushes near tba Flushing Long Island cemetery and died a few minutes later In a ollce booth four blocks away law ast night Police were inclined to think that 10 had been taken for a ride by angsters Just Buck From Boston Marlow whose correct name was Frank Curto was 38 years old and lad only returned to this city on from Boston where he had spent several months in promoting oxing matches He had been active in the boxing fame for years at one time having 3cen manager of Johnny Wilson ormer middleweight champion and was tho discoverer of Jack Dclancy the boxer whose contract he sold to Pete Riley for Recently 10 had been manager of Jack Gag non Boston heavyweight and came to New York to arrange a fight at Madison Square Garden between Rcily and Bert Razello He was a familiar figure at rare tracks and was credited two years ago with winning 5250000 In one week at Saratoga He was known as man and would bet 540000 surf 550000 on the nose without bat ting an eye At one time he owned Anne Maione 2nd on which ha made a quarter of a million dollars Oivner at Kight Clulw He was part owner at various times in several night clubs includ ing the Silver Slipper and the Ren dezvous both in the Broadway the ater district and recently pul locked He was a friend of Arnold Rothstein gambler whose death in the Park Central hotel has never been solved Police were unable to find anyone who heard shots but residents sMd two automobiles bad passed along tho road towards the Flushing cem etery a short time before the body was found A roundup of bis lnovrn associates was started by the policp He doesnt want the defendants to claim an error in procedure he said adding that a postponement of the hearing set for tomorrow might be necessary Beer Arrives at Boonc BOONE June 25 JP Three car load of near beer from Manttowoc Wis arrived in Boone early today and were unloaded by local Jobbers Thus far John B Hammond dry WRINGER GETS HIS DISMISSAL Surrender of His License Accepted by Iowa Supreme Court DES MOINES June 2a uel B Wringer an attorney oC cer ro Gordo county his certificate to has surrendered practice law in Iowa supreme court and submitted crusader who was instrumental his disbarment by that tribunal seizing on a search warrant ten cars of the same product at Des Moines June 22 had made no apparent at tempt to confiscate the local con signment despite his assertion that he probably would do so His action was unusual in the pro ceedings of the court Action had been started in supreme court tn obtain cancelling of the license Wringers name was stricken from the list in open court m Friday Intending to stop at Ihe Azores enroute to New York were increased over a cities Hastings and Northfield in seeking to break the record of 172 hours 32 i minutes 1 second made over Fort Two huge seaplanes left the air Worth Texas drome at Marchica stopped for re fueling at Punta Sebo Huelva and IT nnrlnn T iLplv then rtlsannearcd over thn sen In Ihn LUMUlm lilKCIV ID Moose to Name Officers FORT DODGE June 25 Among members of the embassy Election of officers was to close th staff the dry move is regarded asj state convention of the Loyal Order o Man Will Be Sent to Insane Ward AMES June 25 JF in sane by a jury in municipal court Albert Jacob Wetzel 38 of Buffalo N Y will be sent to the criminal insane ward at the mens reforma tory at Anamosa He was arrested June 1 after he entered a houss and forced a young girl to prepare a meal then disappeared over the sea in tho direction of the Azores Destroyers Left Forro i Four destroyers left Ferrol in the j direction of the Azores intending to retrace the route of Major Franco and the British government loaned an airplane carrier at Gibraltar to serve as a sea base for reconnoiter Ing flights A dispatch from Lisbon said an Italian army aviator Commander Longo would fly there today im TURN TO PAGE 0 COLUMN I Girl Killed by Car SIOUX CITY June 25 Resume Relation With Soviet Russia LONDON June 25 The labor newspaper the Dally Herald announced today that as the first step towards resumption of rela tions between Great Britain and Russia a communication has been forwarded Informing all the domin ion governments that the British government proposes to resume di plomatic relations with the govern ment of Russia An Town Cltyan Urotmcrt simply an expression of tho ambasiof Moose hero today IscLClorg B6rsojiaJl IrwrxnftT Dont be common Every garden1 automobile collision here last night LOWDEN June 25 er would be raising dandelions if resulted in fatal injury of JuanitaEdler 9 Iowa City who was Delezates I they were hard to j Mayfielrt j five others and slight injuries to Ml owned here Sunday was to be Juried today Movie Dog Actor Dies at Age of 13 LOS ANGELES June 25 Death has called Strongheart ca nine film star from his retirement Tho first dog actor of the screen died yesterday at the home of his owner and friend Jane Murfin who brot him here from Germany eight years ago Strongheart was 13 years old and had been in failing health for several years He under went an operation three months ago From the battle fields of the World war came Strongheart to win for himself a measure of affec tion from the followers of the then silent screen The riog had received his preliminary training in the ken nels of the Berlin police and had served with the German Red Cross during the war Miss Murfin playwright and scenarist brot the animal here and introduced him in the movies With bin first picture The Silent Call Inspects Fox Farm VTNTON June 25 j Charles Daltoti 79 Canadian who founded the silver fox raising indus try inspected a fox farm here yes terday IOWA FORECAST Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday rising temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Warmest Monday 75 Coolest In night 47 At 8 A M MondayGo attained ;